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18 September 2006

Tarnished Gold: Mining and the Unmet Promise of Development

Author: Radhika Sarin - Earthworks, Nikki Reisch & Jennifer Kalafut - Bank Information Center, Keith Slack - Oxfam America, with Bretton Woods Project, Campagna per la riforma della Banca Mondiale

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) continues to dress up money-making gold mining investments as development, yet it fails to demonstrate how these projects actually reduce poverty. On its "golden" 50-year anniversary, we challenge the IFC to...

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22 November 2006

Statement by Mary Robinson on mining & human rights in Ghana

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22 November 2006

[PDF] Statement by Mary Robinson on Human Rights Issues in Ghana’s Mining Sector

Author: Mary Robinson, President, Ethical Globalization Initiative

I am here this week to participate in the UN Global Compact Learning Forum. At the Forum, companies such as Newmont, AngloGoldAshanti and Golden Star Resources will discuss efforts to examine their core business operations in light of human rights...

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1 December 2007

Ghana: Documentary film details human rights implications of gold mining

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1 December 2007

[video] When Silence is Golden [Ghana]

Author: Alexandra Sicotte-Lévesque (director)

'When Silence is Golden' follows the film’s director in her quest to lift the silence on the gold mining activities of [Bogoso Gold Limited (part of Golden Star Resources)] near a small town in Western Ghana...Because of the company’s activities,...

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3 December 2007

Ghana: Article 19 Documentary Calls for Greater Transparency in Gold Mining Industry

Author: Article 19

[This] film comes face to face with the human rights implications of gold mining operations in Africa - intimidation by soldiers policing the towns to suppress growing tensions, severe contamination of water sources and the possible resettlement of...

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Company non-response
8 January 2008

Golden Star Resources did not respond to: NGOs say mining companies have impeded food production, led to serious human rights abuses by the military.

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1 May 2008

[PDF] Universal Periodic Review - Ghana (May 2008) Human Rights violations in the context of large-scale mining operations - Submission by FIAN International

Author: FoodFirst Information & Action Network

The intention of this submission is to draw attention to the number and intensity of human rights violations in the context of large-scale mining operations in Ghana...During the reporting period, the expansion of existing as well as the development...

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6 May 2008

Ghana announces discontinuation of military protection for mining companies

Author: FoodFirst Information & Action Network

Human rights violations in communities affected by mining have featured prominently during Monday's discussion of the report submitted by Ghana to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva...In his statement Minister [of Justice, Joe] Ghartey said:: "It...

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28 May 2008

'Life with mining is hell': Ghanaian NGO

Author: Independent Online [So. Africa]

A civil society group in Ghana has accused gold mining companies of killing agriculture, displacing local populations and damaging the environment, saying that life for mining communities is "hell"...The Wassa Association of Communities Affected by...

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